Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 55 52
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 34 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 6.26% 2.83% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.39% 3.23% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 20
Peterborough median annual salary £45,344 £30,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.15% -22.58% -29.55%
10th Percentile £33,125 £26,125 £31,863
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,000 £70,875
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.11% +7.23%

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 460 588 584
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 84.71% 87.50% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 351 464 446
Peterborough median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,492
% change year-on-year - +1.14% +9.86%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Peterborough.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Peterborough

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Peterborough.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Peterborough

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Peterborough over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (88.24%) TDD
3 29 (85.29%) HTML
3 29 (85.29%) JavaScript
3 29 (85.29%) CSS
4 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET
4 28 (82.35%) .NET
4 28 (82.35%) MVC
4 28 (82.35%) WCF
4 28 (82.35%) Git (software)
4 28 (82.35%) HTML5
5 25 (73.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (73.53%) Ajax
5 25 (73.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (73.53%) XML
5 25 (73.53%) OO
5 25 (73.53%) SOA
5 25 (73.53%) HTTP
6 16 (47.06%) SQL
7 15 (44.12%) C#
8 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.71%) QA
9 5 (14.71%) Selenium
10 4 (11.76%) BDD
10 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
11 3 (8.82%) Web Development
11 3 (8.82%) WPF
11 3 (8.82%) LINQ
11 3 (8.82%) jQuery
11 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 25 (73.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (82.35%) Git (software)
2 25 (73.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (14.71%) Selenium
4 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
5 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
5 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.94%) NUnit
6 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Developer
2 25 (73.53%) Applications Developer
2 25 (73.53%) Web Applications Developer
2 25 (73.53%) Web Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Senior Applications Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Senior Web Applications Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Senior Web Developer
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Applications Developer
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Web Applications Developer
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Junior
5 3 (8.82%) Junior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (85.29%) CSS
1 29 (85.29%) HTML
2 28 (82.35%) .NET
2 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET
2 28 (82.35%) HTML5
2 28 (82.35%) WCF
3 25 (73.53%) Ajax
3 25 (73.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (73.53%) XML
4 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (8.82%) jQuery
4 3 (8.82%) LINQ
4 3 (8.82%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (8.82%) SOAP
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 3 (8.82%) WinForms
4 3 (8.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (88.24%) TDD
3 28 (82.35%) MVC
4 25 (73.53%) OO
4 25 (73.53%) SOA
5 4 (11.76%) BDD
6 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) Web Development
7 1 (2.94%) Open Source
7 1 (2.94%) SDET
7 1 (2.94%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) JavaScript
2 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 15 (44.12%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Beagle Street
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago